Legal Scholarship

I. INTRODUCTION 28 II. LEGAL DOCTRINE GOVERNING THE UNIVERSITY’S REGULATION OF STUDENT SPEECH 33 A. Current Threats to Free Speech on the University Campus 33 B. The Court’s Deference to Primary and Secondary Schools’ Regulation of Student Speech 35 C. The Court’s Ambiguous Application of Secondary Standards to Universities 40 D. The Federal Circuit Split... Read more Read more


Legal Scholarship

Reaction to Brandeis University’s plan to close the Rose Art Museum and sell its esteemed collection was swift—and scathing. Within the Brandeis community, President Jehuda Reinharz’s proposed fire sale provoked howls of betrayal from students, faculty, alumni, and donors. In the art world and news media, the move was met with blistering condemnation. Even the... Read more Read more


Legal Scholarship

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is pleased that Tufts University has decided to renew its commitment to freedom of expression. Unfortunately, the draft “Declaration on Freedom of Expression and Inquiry at Tufts University” fails to adequately protect freedom of expression at Tufts and will, in all likelihood, invite more censorship and uncertainty... Read more Read more



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